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To Thomas Jefferson from Samuel Smith, 24 January 1804

From Samuel Smith

Senate Chamber, 24 Jany. 1804

Sir/

I recieved a Letter last Night from Mr. Patterson requesting me to remind you of your polite Intention of giving him a Letter to Mr. Livingston on the Subject of his Daughter’s Marriage with Mr. Bonaparte—I believe an Oppertunity will offer in a few Days that he wishes to embrace. I am Sir

with Respect Your friend & servt.

S. Smith

RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as a letter of 24 Jan. received on the 23d and so recorded in SJL.

letter to mr. livingston: for TJ’s earlier comments to Robert R. Livingston on the marriage of Jerome Bonaparte and Elizabeth Patterson, see Vol. 41:666-9, 690.

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